Seafood Fritto Di Mare

By Dixie Elliott

Seafood Fritto Di Mare
Seafood Fritto Di Mare recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

Serves 6

  • 2 large lemons, finely grated rind
  • 1/4 cup sea salt flakes
  • 1 1/3 cups plain flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1 1/2 cups soda water, chilled
  • 6 ice cubes
  • vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 400g boneless white fish fillets
  • 12 large green prawns, peeled, deveined, tails intact
  • 6 small cleaned baby octopus
  • 375g tub greenshell mussels, drained and rinsed
  • store-bought garlic mayonnaise, to serve
  • lemon wedges, to serve

Seafood Fritto Di Mare Method

Combine lemon rind and sea salt flakes in a bowl. Spoon into 6 small individual dishes. Sift the flour into a bowl. Add salt and pepper. Stir until combined. Make 
a well in the centre. Add egg. Slowly 
add soda water, whisking until smooth. Add ice cubes.

Preheat oven to 160˚C. Place a wire rack onto a baking tray. Heat oil in a large, deep saucepan over medium-high heat. When hot, lightly coat fish with batter and cook for 3 minutes or until golden. Transfer to tray and place in 
oven to keep warm. Cook remaining seafood and transfer to oven. Serve seafood with lemon salt, garlic mayonnaise and lemon wedges.

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